5515 Snow White Ln —Charlotte, NC 28213 —Phone:(980)785-5019
Content Management System-WordPress Platform
Social media writing
Social Media Management
Television news writing
Video Script Writing
Sony HXR-NX100 Cameras
Canon XF105 Video Cameras
Adobe Premiere Pro CC
Final Cut Pro 7
Final Cut Pro X
Windows, PC & Mac OS Platforms
Writer with five years of online journalism experience looking to leverage extensive background in digital media and broadcasting — search engine optimization, news writing, social media, video production — non linear editing and camera operation, copy editing and content management systems into an digital media and broadcasting position.
Captive Web Media, Inc — Remote Search Engine Optimization Content Writer, 2017 to present
· Writing compelling and original articles as part of the strategy with titles, sub headings and descriptions.
· Editing and checking of grammatical, spelling, and punctuation errors in the articles.
· Researching and writing articles for various topics to catch the search engine optimization with keyword densities.
WSOC-TV — Charlotte, NC News Editor, 2017
· Edited news to script.
· Edited news content from different network sources and Cox Media Group affiliates.
· Used solid news judgment to choose shots that reflect the vision of WSOC-TV.
Davidson College — Davidson, NC Freelance camera operator, 2017 to present
· Working with Technical director to determine all aspects of shots.
· Preparing Sony HXR-NX100 cameras and test angles or camera movements.
· Capturing quality b-roll footage of College sports, I.e. Baseball, volleyball and tennis from a fixed or moving position.
Blasting News — Remote Digital News Writer, 2016 To Present
· Collecting and analyzing information about newsworthy current events to write news stories for digital publication.
· Gathers and verifies factual information regarding story through interview, observation, and research.
· Evaluating news leads and news tips to develop story ideas.
Carolina Monthly — Remote
2017 to present Volunteer Contributing Writer
· Collecting and analyzing information about newsworthy current events on emphasis on North Carolina culture, music venues, events, films and attractions written for digital publication.
Carolina School of Broadcasting — Charlotte, NC Producer/Videographer, 2016 “Cornelius Jazz Festival”
· Collected b-roll footage and interviews of Cornelius Jazz festival sponsored by Bella Love, Inc.
Carolina School of Broadcasting/WSOC-TV— Charlotte, NC Assistant Producer/Videographer, 2016 “Pirate Cove Classic Band Competition”
· Captured quality b-roll footage of Pirate Cove Classic Band competition for 30 minute segment for Carolina Connection in partnership with WSOC-TV television magazine.
Beasley Media Group — Charlotte, NC Camera Operator, 2016 “Former President Barack Obama’s Personal Assistant and Aide Reggie Love”
· Captured quality b-roll footage of Radio Host and Public Affairs Director Francene Marie Morris and Reggie Love, Personal Assistant and Aide, Former President Barack Obama.
Carolina School of Broadcasting — Charlotte, NC Video Production Assistant, 2016 “U.S. Paralympics”
Assisted in capturing quality b-roll footage of U.S. Paralympics of Kionte Story with Video Production Coordinator Chris Tyndell and Catalina Group Film Productions.
Carolina School of Broadcasting — Charlotte, NC Video Production Assistant, 2015 “Stand Against Racism & Sarcoma Stomp”
· Assisted in capturing quality b-roll footage of Stand Against Racism and Sarcoma Stop with Video Production Coordinator Chris Tyndell, WSOC-TV Meteorologist Steve Udelson and YMCA.
Queen City Bible College — Charlotte, NC Volunteer Assistant Copy Editor, 2010-2011 “Narcissism In the Church”
· Volunteered as an assistant copy editor checking grammatical, spelling, and punctuation errors of my father’s thesis on Narcissism In the Church.
WBTV —Charlotte, NC job Shadow, 2017
Kingdom Covenant Christian Church — Matthews, NC Digital Media Intern, 2016 to 2017
BellaLove, Inc — Cornelius, NC Video Production Intern, 2016
Victory Christian Center Church — Charlotte, NC Production Assistant Intern, 2015-2016
Carolina School of Broadcasting — Charlotte, NC Production Assistant Intern, 2015-2016
Danielle Davis Creative Group LLC — Charlotte, NC Media Relations Intern, 2015-2016
Urban Sports Entertainment Group — Cornelius, NC Production Assistant Intern, 2016
WBTV — Charlotte, NC News Intern, 2015-2016
WCCB — Charlotte, NC job Shadow, 2015
Hustle Boss Magazine —Remote Editorial Intern, 2014-2015
My Success Consultant —Remote Editorial Intern, 2014-2015
Carolina School of Broadcasting — Charlotte, NC Certificate in Digital Media Technology, 2016
Ashford University — Clinton, IA BA in Journalism, 2014